Bellingham event helps low-income children prevent tooth decay

Low-income children may receive free dental care during the 11th annual Whatcom County Free Sealant Day on Saturday, Feb. 28, at Interfaith Dental Clinic, 220 Unity St. in Bellingham.

Services will include dental exams, sealants, X-rays and fluoride varnish. Dentists, hygienists and assistants are volunteering their services.

The goal is to help kids prevent dental problems that could affect their adult teeth.

Appointments are required for dental services, which will be offered 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Services are for children up to 18 years old.

Cleanings and follow-up care may be offered as needed.

To schedule an appointment for a child, call 360-714-9010 and leave a message.